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Naomi Kawase / Feature Narrative / Japan, France / 2017 / 101 min / Colour / DCP
In Japanese / English subtitles
Interests: Drama, Romance
Rated: Mature subject matter which may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised.Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas.



Screenings

  • Thu, Feb 15, 07:00 PM, MIA-A
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  • Fri, Feb 16, 04:30 PM, MIA-A
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  • Fri, Feb 16, 07:00 PM, MIA-A
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Synopsis

Misako is a struggling writer hired to create film audio descriptions for the visually impaired. At a screening, she meets Nakamori, an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight. He offers to help Misako with her scripts, and together they learn to see the subtly radiant world that is invisible to most eyes.

About the Director

Naomi Kawase was born in Nara, Japan. In 1997, she became the youngest winner of the Camera d’Or in the history of the Festival de Cannes for her first feature ‘Suzaku.’ Since then, her films have won the FIPRESCI Prize at the Locarno Film Festival (‘Hotaru’, 2000), the Grand Prix at Cannes (‘The Mourning Forest,’ 2007) and the Carrosse d’Or from the Directors’ Fortnight in 2009. ‘An’ opened the Un Certain Regard section at the Festival de Cannes in 2015. Her latest film 'Radiance', won the Ecumenical Jury Prize, Cannes International Film Festival in 2017.

Credits

Director
Naomi Kawase
Screenwriter
Naomi Kawase
Producer
Naoya Kinoshita, Masa Sawada, Yumiko Takebe
Editor
Tina Baz
Music
Ibrahim Maalouf
Cinematographer
Arata Dodo
Production Company
Kino Films, Comme des Cinémas, Kumié, mk2 films, Haut et Court
Cast
Masatoshi Nagase, Ayame Misaki, Tatsuya Fuji, Kazuko Shirakawa, Misuzu Kanno, Mantarô Koichi

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